Employment Bulletin
November 2020
The number of placements fell in local government

At the end of November, the number of persons claiming pay subsidies, employed by the State or receiving start-up grants totalled 23,400, which is 400 less than the year before. Of those employed, 2% were in government jobs, 25% in local government jobs and 73% in the private sector. Since November last year, the number of placements has decreased by 17% in local government jobs and increased by 11% in government jobs and by 5% in the private sector. Of those employed, 51% were men. Placements for men decreased by 200, and those for women by 100 from the previous year.